Puff and Pull Carnival 2013

School kids, rugby players, firefighters, even butchers flexed their muscles on Sunday in the annual Puff and Pull Carnival, a contest to see who can pull the vintage locomotive Gabriel the length of Kawakawa’s main street in the shortest time. This year the schools’ trophy went to Kawakawa Primary – beating defending champs Bay of Islands College by a fraction of a second – while the community trophy was retained by the Taniwha, Northland’s rugby team.

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